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The NPC Meme: Time to Wake Up and Start Thinking for Yourself
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A simple meme poking fun at the relentless, permanent post-election "resist" culture in America is creating shockwaves throughout social media. The original meme is known as "NPC Wojak" and is a simplistic drawing of a person with gray skin and a blank, expressionless face. The term "NPC" is a reference to video game culture. In the world of...
The "New and Dangerous Opinions" of Roger Williams
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The son of a tailor, and pioneer for religious liberty and government humility, Roger Williams was born at the opening of the 17th century in London. His views congealed as he witnessed the brutal oppression of Puritans, Separatists and other religious minorities at the hands of the established Church of England. Those deemed heretics were...
The McCollum Memo: Did the U.S. Provoke the Pearl Harbor Attack?
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For those alive today who have witnessed national deliberations about whether to enter an armed conflict, they have seen nothing compared to what happened before World War II. At that time, the isolationists held real sway over public opinion. There was a strong perception that the war in Europe was Europe’s problem and the United States should...
A Deeper Look at "Lord of the Flies"
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In 1954, author William Golding published Lord of the Flies, a deeply engaging novel about stranded British boys struggling to survive on a remote island. Written less than a decade after the end of World War II and in the midst of the Cold War, Lord of the Flies took a harsh interpretation of human nature through the prism of schoolboys. The...
Is Society Stagnating?
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We like to believe that with each passing generation, we as a society are progressing to advanced levels of intellectual and cultural enlightenment. It seems that the natural order of things dictates that human thought and activity should get better over time. Maybe this isn't always true, nor does it happen in an orderly and linear...